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2023 Christmas light displays in Abbotsford and Mission

Local homes in both communities are all lit up for the holidays

The Abbotsford News wants readers to let us know about their Christmas light displays in Abbotsford and Mission.

This year we are partnering with Tourism Abbotsford, and your home might be included in a promotional video shown on Tourism Abbotsford’s social media channels.

Send us your address, the name of the family/individual hosting the display, and a brief description of what it includes.

Be sure to include the dates and times it will be lit, and whether any money is being collected for charity. Please include a high-resolution horizontal photo.

Email the information to with “Christmas lights” in the subject line.


35913 Old Yale Road

One of Abbotsford’s largest displays is set up every year by Van Kampen Construction for the Blackham family, who have lighting up their property for more than 30 years. The lights are on starting at 4:30 p.m. daily until the new year. The Blackhams request no walking or driving on their property; instead, view from the sidewalk or road.

34964 Orchard Drive

Leya, Livia and Daniel’s festive North Pole is filled with lots of lights, a giant star, a 20-foot Christmas tree, reindeer with Santa’s sleigh and more. The lights are on from 5 to 10 p.m. nightly.

2061 Orchard Drive

The Lawson family extends an invitation to check out their festive display, which includes lots of lights, snowman families, inflatables and festive characters. The display runs daily from 5 p.m. to midnight until Jan. 1.

34504 York Avenue

Homemade full-sized Sesame Street characters are featured in a winter theme.

3871 Teslin Drive

Jordan Sargeant’s display features 36 light-up Christmas blow-ups, lights on the house and a few other items. A couple of other houses on the road are also lit up for the season.

2774 Maple Street

Dave and Catharine Goldbaum have gone all out with their Christmas lights for the last 10 years, and they’re always adding more. Their display includes lighted penguins, snowmen, a horse and carriage, a train, and much more. Lights are on from 5 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. daily. Feel free to walk up to the driveway to get a better look. Donations are accepted for the food bank.

33159 Townshipline Road

The Keis family’s display on Matsqui Prairie is filled with new and vintage decorations, children’s favourites, blow-ups and thousands of lights. Please, no walking through the display, which runs nightly from 4:30 to 10:30 p.m. through Jan. 1.

3863 Kensington Court

The Hood family’s display includes inflatable characters, handmade wooden cutouts, rope-light figures and thousands of lights. The lights are on from 5 to 10 p.m. until Dec. 31. Donations are collected for Cyrus Centre for at-risk and homeless youth in Abbotsford.

3084 McMillan Road

This display features a mix of inflatables, mesh pop-ups, oversized ornaments, and many colourful lights. The display turns on at dusk and runs until at least midnight until mid-January.

34223 Redwood Avenue

The Hawkins family has a mix of lights, blowups and wire ornaments. There is no donation box, but the family says donations to Elizabeth’s Wildlife Center are always appreciated. The display runs nightly from 5 to 10 p.m.

1918 Knox Terrace

Ralf and Janet Gauer’s display includes seven Christmas trees, four white birch trees, an angel, and thousands of lights. The tree in the middle of the property features 2,500 lights, and there is a star with nine 11-foot strings of lights. The display runs daily from 5 to 11 p.m. until mid-January.

32593 Cherry Street

Chris and Emily Steve’s display includes projectors and strings, various decorated trees and plants, reindeer, present lights and a Christmas unicorn. It is lit up from 4:30 to 11 p.m. daily.

1405 Kaslo Court

The Bench family’s display features thousands of flashing lights and blowups. Open daily from 5 to 10 p.m. Turn your radio to 107.9 to hear the light show and visit @benchchristmaslights on Instagram.

1180 Gladwin Road

Alex and Kathy host a walk-through display that includes a gingerbread house, blow-mold nativity, a penguin pond, Santa and moving reindeer, a Whoville train, a water tower and several items previously displayed at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre. The lights are on from 5 to 10 p.m. until Dec. 31. Please stay on the designated path and driveway. Donations can be made to the food bank if desired.

32752 Boult Avenue

The Drake family runs their display of inflatables, projections, lights, a woodland forest scene and music-coordinated light shows daily from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. until Jan. 1. Photos opportunities are available inside the candy cane light tunnel and a chalet for kids to sit inside.

3791 Balsam Crescent

The Johnson family is showcasing thousands of lights, including Santa’s sleigh and a herd of reindeer, Frosty, penguins sliding down a vintage Noel sign, and lots more. The display is bigger and brighter than ever!

32575 Peardonville Road

The Reid/Garvin family display features a mix of inflatables and light-up ornaments. There is stuff hidden throughout – even on the roof – from 5 to 10 p.m. daily.

32273 Adair Avenue

The Kreschuk family’s display features blow-ups, handmade wood creations and lots of lights, and takes a few days to set up. Open daily from 5 p.m. to midnight. Donations are accepted for the food bank.

31887 Gabriola Court

The Singh family’s display includes hand-made items and many unique lights. They have everything from reindeer and Christmas trees to Santa’s sleigh. The family encourages donations to the local food bank or any organization of choice. The display runs daily from 5 to 10 p.m.

29029 Maclure Road

Chris and Robin host a display of almost 20,000 lights with blow-ups and decorations. The gates are open to drive around the loop from 6 to 10 p.m. weekdays and until 11 p.m. on weekends until Dec. 31. Donations are collected for the Fraser Valley Brain Injury Association in memory of their son.

27977 Downes Road

The Groves family features all the iconic Christmas animals on display and, of course, Santa. The display runs from 6 to 11 p.m. nightly.


33445 Third Avenue

S.A.H. Disaster Restoration and BC Trauma Cleaning Group host a light display from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

33596 Blueberry Drive

This display consists of 9,000 lights, candy canes, reindeer with sled, presents, a snowman shooting star, and lots more. The lights are on daily from 5 to 11 p.m.

34893 Moffat Avenue

The Reids have their display all lit up until 11 p.m. daily.

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